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Home Energy Rebate Program

 What is the energy rebate?

We all want to reduce our energy consumption and reliance on fossil fuels. It’s better for our future, plus it saves money.

To encourage people to consume less energy and shift away from fossil fuels in Whitlam, we’re providing a simple checklist of actions for buyers. These actions will make your home more comfortable, lower your running costs throughout the life of your home.

By taking these steps while planning and building your new home, you’ll be contributing to smarter choices to reduce residential energy use in Canberra.

When are you eligible?

  • Mandatory Requirements Are Met
  • Actions All Completed
  • Submitted Within Timeframe
  • Supporting Information Submitted
  • Download

What is involved?



Your checklist

Use this checklist to guide your actions. Remember, you must comply with all the actions to be eligible for the energy rebate.
Provide a copy to your designer and builder.

Click on the boxes below to learn more

  • Be set up for services
  • Be set up for services
  • Designing your home
  • Be climate wise
  • Tips for your garden and landscape
  • During construction
  • Living in your new home
  • Download Buyers Guide